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enteric fever

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noun Pathology.
  1. typhoid(def 1).

Origin of enteric fever

First recorded in 1865–70
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Examples from the Web for enteric fever

Historical Examples

  • In the following year and throughout the rest of the decennium the district had its usual low average of enteric-fever deaths.

    A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)</p>

    Charles Creighton


British Dictionary definitions for enteric fever

enteric fever

noun
  1. another name for typhoid fever
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enteric fever in Medicine

enteric fever

n.
  1. typhoid fever
  2. paratyphoid fever

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